Council Tax & Benefits

Thursday 9 August 2018

Council Tax Scam Warning

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Residents are being warned about a potential council tax phone scam
Wednesday 15 November 2017

Are you Verified?

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Did you know that you now need to verify your identity online to access a range of government services?
Wednesday 27 September 2017

Pontypool man fined for council tax fraud

Pontypool man fined for council tax fraud
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A Pontypool has been fined for council tax fraud
Thursday 6 July 2017

Universal Credit Changes in Torfaen

Universal Credit Changes in Torfaen
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There are some changes to benefit administration in Torfaen for working age people from July 12.
Thursday 1 October 2015

Single occupancy discount review

Single occupancy discount review
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Torfaen council is conducting a review of all existing single occupancy council tax accounts
Wednesday 11 March 2015

New online council tax and benefits services launched

New online council tax and benefits services launched
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A new range of online council tax services has made it easier for people to report an issue to the council.
Tuesday 3 March 2015

Council sets 2015/16 budget and council tax

Council sets 2015/16 budget and council tax
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Torfaen councillors approve 2015/16 budget and council tax
Wednesday 16 April 2014

Residents warned about debt

Residents warned about debt
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Torfaen council is supporting businesses and residents to ensure they don't fall behind with their council tax, business rates or commercial rent payments
Friday 11 October 2013

Helping Hands Food Bank Scheme

Helping Hands Food Bank Scheme
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Torfaen Customer Care are now holding vouchers for referral to the Victory Church Helping Hands Food Bank Scheme
Tuesday 9 April 2013

Social media advice day on welfare reforms

Social media advice day on welfare reforms
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Torfaen council is holding online question and answer sessions on Tuesday 16 April, to help residents who may have queries about the new welfare reforms and their impact locally.
Wednesday 27 February 2013

Council tax to rise 3.35 per cent

Council tax to rise 3.35 per cent
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Torfaen councillors have approved a 3.35 per cent increase in council tax
Wednesday 13 February 2013

Councillors asked to approve council tax rise

Councillors asked to approve council tax rise
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Torfaen councillors will be asked to approve a 3.35 per cent increase in council tax.
Friday 14 December 2012

Welfare Reform in Torfaen

Welfare Reform in Torfaen
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The end of council tax benefit will mean 11,000 people in Torfaen paying more council tax and 8,300 paying for the first time. Find out more and have your say on the local changes.
Wednesday 3 October 2012

Changes looming for welfare benefit system

Changes looming for welfare benefit system
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The UK government is making big changes to the welfare benefit system.
Tuesday 25 September 2012

Pensioner council tax help

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If you are 73 or over and live in Torfaen, you could qualify for help with your council tax.
Friday 8 June 2012

Council get tough on tax evaders

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Council pursues residents who choose not to pay their council tax or deliberately abuse the benefit system
Tuesday 28 February 2012

Councillors agree to 2.35 per cent council tax increase in Torfaen

Description:
Torfaen councillors have agreed a council tax increase of 2.35 per cent for 2012/13.
Friday 24 February 2012

2.35 per cent council tax increase proposed in Torfaen

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Torfaen councillors will be asked to agree a council tax increase of 2.35 per cent for 2012/13 on Tuesday 28 February.
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